CHPR5522 Gas Processing 2—Treating and LNG Production

6 points
(see Timetable)
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
Students demonstrate ability to design and simulate components of liquefied natural gas (LNG), liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and cryogenic process plants; understand and simulate various refrigeration cycles; have an understanding of LNG markets and history; have an understanding of re-gasification and gas grid specifications; and have an understanding of technical and business aspects of LPG and mid-stream industries. Topics include an overview of LNG, its markets and its history; processing of natural gas for subsequent LNG production; refrigeration fundamentals; multistage refrigeration loops; industry refrigeration cycles (e.g. APCI, cascade); regasification and gas grid specifications; and LPG and mid-stream processing industries.
Students are able to (1) work in a group on a major project; (2) write a report on a major group project; (3) engage with external stakeholders to obtain information for their project; (4) find or estimate parameters necessary for modelling large scale engineering processes; (5) demonstrate the ability to design and simulate components of LNG, regasification and gas refrigeration plants; (6) demonstrate ability to design and simulate unit operations in LNG, regas and gas refrigeration facilities; (7) demonstrate an understanding of LNG markets and history (including national grid specifications); (8) demonstrate an understanding of technical and business aspects of LPG and mid-stream industries; and (9) apply increasingly complex models to the description of real world systems.
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) quizzes; (2) assignment; and (3) final examination. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is only available in this unit in the case of a student who has obtained a mark of 45 to 49 and is currently enrolled in this unit, and it is the only remaining unit that the student must pass in order to complete their course.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Professor Eric May
Unit rules
enrolment in the Master of Professional Engineering (Chemical Engineering specialisation
Mechanical Engineering specialisation);
enrolment in the Master of Engineering in Oil and Gas; for pre-2012 courses: none
Advisable prior study:
CHPR4404 Advanced Thermodynamics
CHPR4531 Advanced Prediction of Fluid Properties
CHPR3531 Process Modelling
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